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How To Stop Bone Pain
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Stop playing tennis: Elbow pain would usually be caused by repetitive movements of the joint, causing tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon), hence the name, "tennis elbow." so reducing activities that exacerbate or cause pain should eliminate the problem. There are other causes of elbow pain that should be ruled out, if you cannot localize or discover a cause on examination. See your doctor to make sure! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On average: 6 to 8 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why do you have it?: Is the question that must be answered. This will probably require an evaluation by a medical professional with a good history and physical. The number of things that can cause chronic body pain is extensive and includes arthritis, connective tissue diseases, depression or even fibromyalgia. Knowing the cause will allow you to treat it. ...Read more
Percutaneous ablatio: Dependent on where the tumor is, how many sites it is in and what it is it is sometimes possible to treat them with ablation technology. This would use either cold or heat delivered through probes placed with ct guidance. Sometimes re-enforcement at the site is needed and this is done with with what is called bone cement. This is all done percutaneously (through the skin) and not with big incision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fix knee . . .: Just because an xray shows bone on bone doesn't mean a joint needs to be "fixed". Reason for joint replacement is uncontrolled pain despite maximal medical management where function is impaired. Oftentimes, weight loss is enough to get pain under control. Some benefit from injections of "artificial" joint fluid eg hyaluronic acid and/or steroids. Physical therapy is another great option. ...Read more
Wish i could....: There is a nobel prize for the doc who figures these out. Low back pain often responds to continued low level activity , stretching, physical therapy, low dose pain relief / non steroidals and time. For the tail bone will need to sit on an inflatable donut or pad to take pressure of the sacrum. ...Read more
Go see a doctor: If this is your problem you should go see a doctor about it. ...Read more
Depends: Where is the pain? Describe the pain (throbbing, burning, dull, sharp). Describe the timing (continuous, on and off [for how long] & the duration (when it started). Describe anything that triggers the pain or relieves the pain and other symptoms (cough, fever, swelling, constipation, etc). List any injury that may have induced pain and previous pain problems. Remedies tried. Need this info. ...Read more
I am on strontium ranelate for severe osteoporosis, how long does it take to stop bone loss, and how long before i start to build new bone. ?
Talk to your doctor: Studies have shown that strontium can have positive effects (both stopping bone loss and building bone) within 6 months. However, a recent announcement by the european medicines agency recommends restricted use of strontium due to risk for adverse cardiac events, so you should discuss your strontium prescription with your physician: http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/782483. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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